Heating and cooling your home can be an awkward dance sometimes – it might be too hot, then it gets too cold. It’s drafty in one room, but later in the day, the temperature in the room rises and it gets muggy.
Keeping every room in your home at a comfortable temperature can be tricky, especially for homes that have inconsistent temperatures from floor to floor, or from room to room. Zoned temperature control might be the key to heating and cooling your home effectively.
What does zoning your home mean?
Zoned temperature control means there are various thermostats throughout the house that are wired to a single control panel, which works within your home’s ductwork via the forced-air system. The thermostats read what their specific zone temperature is supposed to be, then open and close dampers within the ductwork accordingly to adjust and control temperature for that area.
Why should homeowners consider using zone heating and cooling?
When used the right way, zone heating and cooling your home can save money on your utility bill. Instead of heating the whole house inefficiently, the home temperature can be adjusted to effectively control temperatures in different rooms, which in the end, can add up to be a significant amount of savings.